Comic Corner-Learning Through Humor

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Comic Corner is KidzEra's funniest art, and can be found in Shenanigans section of the magazine. To make a funny comic is to tell a good story with fun illustrations, which makes creating comics a great learning outlet!

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<ul><li><p>Comic Corner - Learning Through HumorEssential Questions</p><p>Why is it important to laugh? Whats the funniest thing that has ever happened to you? Who is your favorite funny person and why? Which do you think is harderwriting/drawing/performing the serious stuff or the funny stuff?</p><p>Curriculum ConnectionsEnglish: NL-ENG.K-12.1; NL-ENG.K-12.2; NL-ENG.K-12.3; NL-ENG.K-12.4; NL-ENG.K-12.5; NL-ENG.K-12.6; NL-ENG.K-12.7; NL-ENG.K-12.8; NL-ENG.K-12.11; NL-ENG.K-12.12 Art: NA-VA.K-4.1; NA-VA.K-4.2; NA-VA.K-4.3; NA-VA.K-4.5; NA-VA.K-4.6; NA-VA.5-8.1; NA-VA.5-8.2; NA-VA.5-8.3; NA-VA.5-8.5; NA-VA.5-8.6; NA-VA.9-12.1; NA-VA.9-12.2; NA-VA.9-12.3; NA-VA.9-12.5; NA-VA.9-12.6 Theatre: NA-T.K-4.1-4.8; NA-T.5-8.1-8.8; NA-T.9-12.1-12.8</p><p>ActivityDiscuss the Essential Questions.</p><p> Have students bring in their favorite jokes and stories, and have them work on illustrating those jokes and stories.</p><p> Perhaps some students dont like to drawhave them act out the story or joke, and work on their comic timing! Or have them do solo shows as stand-up comedians with 2-5 minutes of prepared material.</p><p> Send comics and videos of performances to KidzEra for possible publication! Be sure to include the submission form.</p><p>ResourcesCool comic creator to get the creative juices flowing: www.ReadWriteThink.org </p><p>In-depth resources for teaching comics in the classroom at Drawing WordsandWritingPictures:http://dw-wp.com/teaching-resources/</p><p>MONSTER! Comic submitted by:Shubham, Age 14, International School of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh</p><p>Sample Student-Created Comic:</p></li></ul>

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